Training

The advantages of LRQA training

With over 25 years of global management systems expertise, LRQA provides a wide range of comprehensive courses to help you prepare, implement, maintain and improve your management system, turning it into one of your greatest assets.

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Our courses are designed to involve a high degree of delegate participation and the content is structured to facilitate your ability to apply what you learn to help improve your company’s business performance as soon as you return to work.

We recognize your need for relevant, practical training to give you the skills, tools and techniques to return to work more fully equipped to contribute to your organization’s success.

Throughout our courses, our clients learn how to efficiently integrate what they've learned into effective management of their systems and processes, better enabling them to contribute to the achievement of organizational goals and objectives, and ultimately the success of their business.

Interactive, informative course structure 

Our courses are structured to accommodate a variety of participants, from beginners to seasoned management system professionals.  We train you to achieve your goals in important areas including: 

  • Implementing and improving your management system
  • Preparing for certification and integration
  • Developing Internal and Lead Auditor capabilities
  • Establishing techniques to manage continual improvement

Many of our clients return again and again because we offer: 

  • Workshop activities and group discussions 
  • Opportunities to learn from instructor experiences and recommendations 
  • Professional, informative courses in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere 
  • Training that easily transfers back to the work place 
  • On-Site courses with cost-effective options for larger groups and location convenience to suit your team

Learn from top management systems professionals 

With LRQA, you learn direct from experienced, seasoned trainers. As practicing assessors and top professionals in the fields, our instructors have the experience to provide in-depth knowledge of the types of problems and issues you face daily. 

They use current training techniques to engage participants using real examples and practical models to ensure that everything you learn can be transferred back to the workplace.

On-Site training

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Public courses 

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ISO Revisions Update

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ISO 9001:2015 Training

ISO 9001:2015 Awareness briefing

You will learn what Annex SL is and how it is going to shape all ISO Standards published from now on. You will also learn the impact of Annex SL on the next revision of ISO 9001

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Transition

Learn how to adapt your auditing technique to accommodate the new and amended requirements in ISO 9001:2015 and how to audit the new requirements concerning organizational context and the application of a risk-based approach.

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Transition - Online

This 8 – 12 hour course is for management systems managers and/or management representatives responsible for overseeing the transition. Learn about the potential impact of ISO 9001:2015 on your existing quality management system and how to smoothly address the required revisions.

ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Transition

Learn the structure of a generic management system based on Annex SL Appendix 2 and the implications of this from an audit perspective and the requirements for understanding the organization and its context and how they may be audited.

ISO 9001:2015 Tutored Audit

This course is a one-day add on to the ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Transition course and delivered on-site.

ISO 9001:2015 What´s it all about?

This workshop contains the latest information on ISO 9001:2015 which signifies the first time all current and future users can access and review the proposed changes to ISO 9001, and is therefore in high-demand, so early registration is encouraged to secure your place.

Preparing for ISO 9001:2015

Learn the concepts and requirements defined in ISO 9001:2015 and how they differ from ISO 9001:2008 and what needs to be revised in your current quality management system and how the new and enhanced requirements may be addressed.

ISO 14001:2015 Training

ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Transition

Learn how to adapt your auditing technique to accommodate the new and amended requirements in ISO 14001:2015 and how to audit the new requirements concerning organisational context and the application of a threats and opportunities approach to environmental management.

ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor Transition

Learn the structure of a generic management system based on Annex SL Appendix 2 and the implications of this from an audit perspective and the requirements for understanding the organization and its context and how they may be audited.

ISO 14001:2015 What's It all about?

This interactive course provides an overview of ISO 14001:2015, Annex SL framework and how the main changes defined in the revised standard may be built into your existing EMS.

Preparing for ISO 14001:2015

Learn the concepts and requirements defined in ISO 14001:2015 and how they differ from ISO 14001:2004 and the what needs to be revised in your current environmental management system and how it may be addressed.

Aerospace

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AS 9100:2016 Series Awareness Briefing

AS 9100:2016 Series Awareness Briefing training course will give you an understanding of the extent and nature of the changes introduced in the AS 9100:2016.

AS 9100:2016 Series Internal Auditor

This two day course is designed to give you a detailed understanding of the role and responsibilities of an internal QMS auditor, covering topics including audit planning, gathering objective evidence and evaluation of audit findings.

Introduction to the AS 9100:2016 Series

This one day course is designed to give you a detailed understanding of the purpose and objectives of the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), the format, scope and structure of the AS 9100:2016 Series and the approaches which underpin them. In addition, this course will look at the high level requirements in the AS 9100:2016 Series and help you understand what is needed to conform with the requirements.

AS 9100:2016 Series Awareness Briefing

AS 9100:2016 Series Awareness Briefing training course will give you an understanding of the extent and nature of the changes introduced in the AS 9100:2016.

AS 9100:2016 Series Internal Auditor

This two day course is designed to give you a detailed understanding of the role and responsibilities of an internal QMS auditor, covering topics including audit planning, gathering objective evidence and evaluation of audit findings.

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IATF 16949:2016 Training Courses

IATF 16949:2016 Awareness Training

This one day training course is designed to give you a detailed understanding of IATF 16949:2016 standard as well as the extent and nature of the latest version introduced as a result of the standards revisions.

IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor Training

Your will require this training course if you are an internal auditor working in the automotive industry, whose QMS conforms to, or is developing towards the latest version of IATF 16949:2016 standard.

IATF 16949:2016 Introduction + Internal Auditor

Maximize your learning and your time when you take advantage of an additional day of insight through dynamic Audit and Business Improvement training. Save $595 by selecting this combined course.

Business Improvement

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Audit Report Writing

This one day course will teach you techniques and ideas for clear writing, how to determine the cause and impact of a non-conformance, how to write user-friendly audit reports that are clear, direct, concise, and much more!

Problem Solving Tools & Techniques

This one (1) day course will teach you the correct definitions of corrective and preventive action and how and when they are applicable, what management controls are and their contribution to effective preventive action, and much more.

Environmental and Energy

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ISO 14001:2015 Appreciation & Internal Auditor

You will learn the value of an effective EMS and its contribution to your business, the purpose and intent of ISO 14001, the relationship to other standards and the essential definitions and terminology to help you interpret and apply ISO 14001:2015 requirements

ISO 14001:2015 Appreciation & Internal Auditor & Audit Report Writing

An Appreciation courses provides you with the foundational information to understand environmental management systems and how process effectiveness directly links with business performance. In an Internal Audit course, you’ll learn how to audit processes for effectiveness and efficiency. Add an Audit Report Writing course to these, and you’ll walk away having also learned how to write more effective, engaging, clear and concise audit reports that will help you apply your ISO 14001:2015

ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor

This two (2) day course has been developed to provide participants with the knowledge to begin performing environmental internal audits. Case studies and participatory activities are based on the ISO 14000:2015 environmental system standard.

ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor

This five (5) day, forty (40) hour, course provides delegates with fundamental knowledge of assessment skills that will prepare delegates to handle a variety of audit situations that add value to organizations. This course is certified (No. A18008) with the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) in the U.K. Successful completion of the course meets part of the formal training requirement for individuals seeking certification under the IRCA Auditor Registration Scheme.

ISO 50001 Internal Auditor

This one (2) day course is ideal for those who want to gain the knowledge to begin performing internal audits against ISO 50001 for energy management.

ISO 50001 Lead Auditor

You need this course if you want to audit Energy Management Systems against ISO 50001 requirements or if you are responsible for energy management within an organization

Food Safety

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FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual for Animal Food FSPCA Training

The Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals regulation (hereafter referred to as the Preventive Controls for Animal Food rule) can be found in Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 507 (21 CFR part 507). The Preventive Controls for Animal Food rule is intended to ensure safe manufacturing, processing, packing and holding of animal food products in the United States. The FSMA requires that certain activities must be completed by a preventive controls qualified individual who has successfully completed training in the development and application of risk-based preventive controls.

FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual for Human Food FSPCA Training

You will need this course if you are working towards meeting the requirements of the FSMA “preventive controls qualified individual”, you need a better understanding of the requirements of the Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation (referred to as the Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation), or if you want to attend an FDA-recognized FSPCA course.

HACCP Principles, Interpretation & Application

This one (1) day course offers guidance about HACCP principles based on the Codex Alimentarius requirements, how to align a HACCP system with a management system based on ISO 22000 and ISO 9001, and much more.

Health & Safety

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ISO 45001 for Internal Auditors

ISO 45001 is the new occupational health and safety standard - build on your existing occupational health and safety management system internal auditing experience.

ISO 45001 Update Workshop

This course is for you if you require an understanding of the extent and nature of the changes introduced by ISO 45001:2016, that will supersede OHSAS 18001:2007.

New Health and Safety Systems Manager

You will learn how to fulfill the role of a Health & Safety Systems Manager and manage your systems effectively, the requirements of OHSAS 18001 and how they relate to each other to form a robust system, and to develop health & safety policies and objectives that support your business

OHSAS 18001 Appreciation and Interpretation

This one (1) day course focuses on developing a Health and Safety policy, hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control, legal and other requirements, checking and corrective action and management review.

OHSAS 18001 Auditor/Lead Auditor

This five (5) day, forty (40) hour, course provides participants with fundamental knowledge of assessment skills that will prepare delegates to handle a variety of audit situations that add value to organizations. This course is certified (No. A17290) with the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) in the U.K. Successful completion of the course meets part of the formal training requirement for individuals seeking certification under the IRCA Auditor Registration Scheme.

OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor

During this two (2) day course, participants will learn to conduct effective internal audits compliant with the requirements of OHSAS 18001, prepare effective audit scheduling, select methods appropriate to the OH&S hazards and risks of their organization, use techniques such as checklists, flowcharts and other effective aids and ensure the audits contribute to continual improvement.

Preparing for ISO 45001

ISO 45001 is the new occupational health and safety standard - build on your existing occupational health and safety management system internal auditing experience.

Information Security

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IT Security

Integrated Management Systems

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EMS and Health & Safety Internal Auditor + Audit Report Writing

This four (4) day course is ideal for those who have an integration plan and want to combine EMS and H&S auditing activities. The course will also cover the internal auditor requirements of EMS and H&S management systems along with similarities and differences of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Add an Audit Report Writing course to these, and you’ll walk away having also learned how to write more effective, engaging, clear and concise audit reports that will help you apply your ISO 9001 foundational understanding and internal auditing skills to drive action and continual improvement.

EMS and Health & Safety Internal Auditor + Tutored Audits

This four (4) day course is ideal for those who have an integration plan and want to combine EMS and H&S auditing activities. The course will also cover the internal auditor requirements of EMS and H&S management systems along with similarities and differences of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

Integrated Management Systems Auditor

During this three (3) day course, participants will learn to carry out internal audits combining the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

Introduction to Integrated Management Systems

During this one (1) day course, participants will explore the meaning of an integrated management system, the role of the manager in developing an IMS, links to Business Excellence and other TQM management system models and combining the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001

Medical Devices

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Introduction to the Medical Device Regulation (MDR)

As a forward-looking manufacturer operating in the highly regulated and high stakes world of medical devices manufacturing, you want to understand the new regulation and its impact on your organization. This training course will help you uncover all the key regulatory changes that you need to know. Like all other LRQA training courses, this will be delivered by trained and qualified tutors with deep sector-specific technical expertise.

Introduction to the new IVDR

As a forward-looking manufacturer operating in the highly regulated and high stakes world of medical devices manufacturing, you want to understand the new regulation and its impact on your organization.

ISO 13485:2016 Appreciation + Internal Auditor

Maximize your learning and your time when you take advantage of an additional day of insight through ISO 13485:2016 Appreciation and Interpretation part of this select course package. This course package combines...ISO 13485:2016 Appreciation and Interpretation (Day 1) & ISO 13485:2016 Internal Auditor (Day 2 & 3) - An Appreciation courses provides you with the foundational information to understand quality management systems and how process effectiveness directly links with business performance and in an Internal Audit course, you’ll learn how to audit processes for effectiveness and efficiency.

ISO 13485:2016 Appreciation and Interpretation

Learn the differences between ISO 13485:2003, EN ISO 13485:2012 and ISO 13485:2016, as well as the essential definitions and terminology to help you interpret and apply ISO 13485:2016 requirements

ISO 13485:2016 Auditor/Lead Auditor

This four day course is designed to give you a detailed understanding of the role and responsibilities of an Auditor or Lead Auditor, covering topics including audit processes and planning, gathering objective evidence and evaluation of audit findings.

ISO 13485:2016 Implementation

Learn how to design and implement an effective quality management system (QMS) based on ISO 13485:2016. Recommended if you are preparing for ISO 13485 certification, or if you want to improve the effectiveness of your existing QMS.

ISO 13485:2016 Internal Auditor

Understand the best practices to conduct an effective internal quality management system (QMS) audit in accordance with the requirements of ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 19011:2011, and how to add value to your organization and improve the effectiveness of the QMS.

ISO 13485:2016 Update Workshop

Learn the principal changes introduced in ISO 13485:2016, together with the new and enhanced requirements, in order to recognize to what extent your Quality Management System requires adapting, as well as the differences between ISO 13485:2003 / EN ISO 13485:2012 and ISO 13485:2016.

IVDR Implementation

A two-day course providing details of the new IVDR which replaces the existing IVDD (In Vitro Device Directive 98/79/EEC). This course is intended for enterprises who already manufacture products against the existing IVDD or whose products are now affected by the introduction of the new IVDR.

Medical Device Regulation (MDR) Implementation

A two day course providing details of the new MDR which replaces the existing MDD (Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC) and AIMDD (Active Implantable Medical Device Directive 90/385/EEC). This course is primarily intended for enterprises who already manufacture products against the existing MDD. It can be delivered as either a public or in-company event but is seen as particularly attractive as in-company where the content can be tailored to suit the needs of the organization.

Quality

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Quality Training

IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor Training

Your will require this training course if you are an internal auditor working in the automotive industry, whose QMS conforms to, or is developing towards the latest version of IATF 16949:2016 standard.

IATF 16949:2016 Introduction + Internal Auditor

Maximize your learning and your time when you take advantage of an additional day of insight through dynamic Audit and Business Improvement training. Save $595 by selecting this combined course.

ISO 9001 Appreciation & Interpretation

This one (1) day course is ideal for those who want a thorough understanding of ISO 9001:2015. Course content includes the eight principles of quality management, model for a process based management systems, requirements of ISO 9001:2015, and managing processes with the goal of improving business performance.

ISO 9001 Appreciation + Internal Auditor

An Appreciation courses provides you with the foundational information to understand quality management systems and how process effectiveness directly links with business performance and in an Internal Audit course, you’ll learn how to audit processes for effectiveness and efficiency.

ISO 9001 Internal Auditor

You will learn an overview of the structure and content of ISO 9001:2015 and the contribution internal QMS audits can make to the effectiveness of your management system

ISO 9001 QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor

This five (5) day, forty (40) hour, course provides participants with fundamental knowledge of assessment skills that will prepare participants to handle a variety of audit situations that add value to organizations. This course is certified (No. A18007) with the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) in the U.K. Successful completion of the course meets part of the formal training requirement for individuals seeking certification under the IRCA Auditor Registration Scheme.